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    P. T. Barnum Autograph Letter Twice Signed ("P. T. Barnum" and "P. T. B."). One page, 6" x 9.5", New York, April 25, 1890, on Murray Hill Hotel stationery. Barnum, who often received requests to write articles for magazines, notifies journalist Frank G. Carpenter that "every penny earned by my pen [for writing articles] is given to worthy charitable objects & I don't write anything without receiving liberal payment therefor." The letter is unevenly toned and affixed to a paperboard backing. Attached to the verso is a John Sherman Autograph Letter.

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    June, 2010
    8th-9th Tuesday-Wednesday
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